Water Quality Insurance Syndicate


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Water Quality Insurance Syndicate

A group of insurers that provide insurance for water pollution liability, which is the obligation of a ship's owner to pay to clean up his/her ship's pollution. The Syndicate formed in 1971 in response to the Water Quality Improvement Act of 1970.
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Water Quality Insurance Syndicate is the largest underwriter of pollution liability insurance for marine vessels in the United States.
5-year, 12,400 s/f lease on behalf of the Water Quality Insurance Syndicate at 60 Broad Street in Lower Manhattan.
He is the President of the WQIS, the Water Quality Insurance Syndicate, the largest underwriter of marine vessels in the United States.
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